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The order Rutales consists predominantly of woody shrubs and trees. Herbs are,
as a rule, absent, although some are present in the families Rutaceae and
Podoaceae. A few, such as the genera Naregamia and Dictamnus, are
Family Aptandraceae A small family of trees with the general characters of Olac-
aceae and usually included in that family. The calyx enlarges after fertilization to
enclose the entire fruit; filaments are fused to form a tube surrounding the style.
are favoured ornamental, shade, or timber trees of both tropical and temperate
regions. Several of the tropical trees produce fruits with distinctive flavours. Some
of the widely disjunct distribution patterns possessed by several genera are of ...
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